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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Overton, J. M. & Hill, R. L. & Bellgard, S. E. & Dawson, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) can provide permanent cost-effective control of plant pests, but has variable success. The ability to predict the succ...

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Suppression of weeds by spring wheat Triticum aestivum increases with crop density and spatial uniformity.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Weiner, J. & Griepentrog, H. W. & Kristensen, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent advances in our understanding of the advantage of initial size in competition among individual plants (size-asymmetric competition) suggest tha...

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Modelling the effect of cultivation on seed movement with application to the prediction of weed seedling emergence.

Published online: 26 Nov 1999

Authors: Grundy, A. C. & Mead, A. & Burston, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to predict the optimum weeding period, a realistic estimate is needed of the size, timing and duration of a flush of weed emergence in a crop...

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Prediction of weed density: the increase of error with prediction interval, and the use of long-term prediction for weed management.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Wallinga, J. & Grasman, J. & Groeneveld, R. M. W. & Kropff, M. J. & Lotz, L. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper addresses the errors that are associated with the long-term prediction of weed densities, and the effect of these errors on the performance...

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The effect of weeds on the growth and development of narcissus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Lawson, H. M. & Wiseman, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Competition from weeds (Agropyron repens, Stellaria media, Poa annua and others) in the first growing season hastened foliage senescence and reduced b...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Proceedings 26th German Conference on Weed Biology and Weed Control, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 March, 2014.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains papers discussing new research results and innovative methods in the area of weed science. Topics covered include: (i) weed ...

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Changes in the weed flora of an arable field cultivated for 20 years.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Chancellor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in the weed flora of Boddington Barn field were monitored during 20 years of arable cropping after being ploughed out of grass in 1960. Seedli...

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Old data, new benefit - weed surveys combined throughout Europe.

Published online: 18 Jun 2020

Authors: Redwitz, C. von & Bürger, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The weed management of modern agriculture will continue its change to less intense use of herbicides and more prominent use of alternative measures. F...

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